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July, 2014

  • 28 July

    Ronald L. Rogers

    Mr. Ronald L. Rogers, age 72, of Mena passed away Friday, July 18, 2014 in Mena. He was born March 10, 1942 in Corsicana, Texas to the late David Crockett Rogers and the late June Barnett Rogers. Ronald was united in marriage to Joyce Schultz Rogers for fifty-one years. He was a Fleet service clerk for American Airlines for 30 years. Ronald ...

  • 28 July

    Terry Gene Davis

    Mr. Terry Gene Davis, age 56, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at his home in Mena. He was born on August 24, 1957 in Mena, Arkansas, the son of the late Harvey Davis and the late Letha Fagin Davis. He spent many happy years married to Linda Jones. Terry was a truck driver by trade and really loved ...

  • 22 July

    Robert Lee Akers

    Robert Lee Akers, age 66, of Mena, died Sunday, July 20, 2014 at his home. He was born on Friday, December 12, 1947 to Burlen Ellis and Marjorie Ruth Dunaway Akers in Seguin, Texas. Robert graduated from Glenwood High School in 1965 and enjoyed attending a dinner every month with his classmates. After high school, he went to Henderson State and ...

  • 21 July

    Henry “Gorden” Self

    Mr. Henry “Gorden” Self, age 76, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014 in Mena. He was born in Zafra, Oklahoma on August 3, 1937, the son of the late Elmer Self and the late Mattie Stover Self. He was married in 1962 to Lucille Evans. Henry was a machinist by trade and attended the Freewill Baptist Church. He loved the ...

  • 21 July

    Roy Cordell Dobbs

    Roy Cordell Dobbs, age 79 of Hatfield passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014 in Mena. He was born September 22, 1934 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Z.N. Dobbs and Lola Cole Dobbs. Roy was married to Elizabeth Hammond and served his country in the United States Air Force. He also was a mill worker for U.S. Lumber and worked ...

  • 21 July

    Wathena D. Norman

    Wathena D. Norman, age 76, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, July 18, 2014 in Mena. She was born May 29, 1938 in Sasakwa, Oklahoma to the late Monteville Welch and the late Martha Pence Welch. Wathena was married to J.B. Norman and was a loving homemaker. She was very active with hobbies she loved, painting, flowers, doing Indian crafts, bowling ...

  • 21 July

    Cleo Faye Copelin

    Cleo Faye Copelin, age 73, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Mena. She was born on December 29, 1940 in Scott County, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Garrett Shaddon and the late Edna Carpenter Shaddon. She grew up in Y-City, Arkansas, then later met and married the late Huey Copelin. They spent many happy years together ...

  • 18 July

    Jessica L. Campbell

    Jessica L. Campbell, 46, of Midwest City, passed away July 11, 2014. She was born on October 7, 1967 to Bill and Retha Nelson in Midwest City, OK. She was raised in Mena, AR and later moved to the Oklahoma City area. She graduated from the University of Phoenix with her Bachelor’s degree & her Master’s Degree.  She accepted a position ...

  • 15 July

    Argus John “Choc” Horton

    Mr. Argus John “Choc” Horton, age 91, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014 at his home. He was born January 11, 1923 in Jensen, Utah, the son of the late Thomas and Victoria Horton.  He was happily married for 70 years to Monnie Hendrix.  Choc was a mechanic by trade, but was a loyal servant to his ...

  • 15 July

    Ellender Lorene Williams

    Mrs. Ellender Lorene Williams went to be with her Heavenly Father, Friday afternoon, July 11, 2014 to join her husband, sister and two brothers. Lorene was born March 8, 1920 in Cove, Arkansas to David Roy Kelley and Emily Hampton-Kelley. She was preceded in death by her husband Clarence “Shorty” Williams, a sister, Edna Eloise Kelley-Golden, two brothers, Olin Kelley ...